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Warren Zevon Live at The Record Plant on 1978-07-27


Topics Live concert


01. [intro]
02. Johnny Strikes up the Band
03. Tenderness on the Block
04. Mohammed's Radio
05. Excitable Boy
06. Werewolves of London
07. Accidentally Like a Martyr
08. [band intros]
09. Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner
10. Poor Poor Pitiful Me
11. Lawyers, Guns and Money
Encore
12. I'll Sleep When I'm Dead


Collection WarrenZevon
Band/Artist Warren Zevon
Venue The Record Plant
Location Sausalito CA

Source SBD?
Lineage SBD? > ? > trade CD-R > EAC (secure, offsets) > FLAC (level 8, sectors aligned, shntool verified)
Taped by unknown
Transferred by unknown

Notes

01. [0:18.14] [intro]
02. [3:01.35] Johnny Strikes up the Band
03. [4:09.24] Tenderness on the Block
04. [4:55.71] Mohammed's Radio
05. [3:48.69] Excitable Boy
06. [5:08.44] Werewolves of London
07. [4:32.30] Accidentally Like a Martyr
08. [1:50.11] [band intros]
09. [4:37.26] Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner
10. [4:26.61] Poor Poor Pitiful Me
11. [4:59.09] Lawyers, Guns and Money
Encore
12. [4:40.11] I'll Sleep When I'm Dead
Total 46:28.30


Personnel
Rick Marotta - drums
Stanley Sheldon - bass guitar
Waddy Wachtel - lead guitar
[There's also an unidentified rhythm guitarist.]

Notes
» t07: pop at about 0:10
» A few track splits leave something to be desired
» Updated and uploaded to archive.org on 15 April 2005

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Reviews

Reviewer: Captain Video - - March 22, 2014
Subject: Worth A Download.....
.....if you love the Excitable Boy album, which was part of the soundtrack of my life the summer I graduated from high school (1978). This show is a great companion to the album. Sure, Warren is a bit bombed and flubs some lyrics here and there, but this is a warts and all kinda place. Sound quality is solid and the band is SMOKIN', don't think twice about grabbing this one, it's a keeper.
Reviewer: Flying Spaghetti Monster - - January 7, 2013
Subject: awesome.
edgy and raw. angry and awesome.
Reviewer: ransomcat - - October 21, 2010
Subject: Awesome version of "Excitable Boy"!
Word.
Reviewer: tjock - - November 28, 2007
Subject: In my top 10 of the entire Archive
Amazing short and sweet show. These guys are so on. I can't believe it wasn't released as a disc by their record company.
Reviewer: uneasystreet - - April 18, 2006
Subject: GREAT
This is an excellent recording of an excellent show. The band was great, Warren was great, and the quality of this recording is fantastic. Well worth downloading and keeping.
Reviewer: cohnhead - - October 25, 2005
Subject: Wow!
This is the stuff! Warren was our college soundtrack '76-'80 (came to our school even in '79). I used to play Lawyers Guns & Money right before every exam just to get me psyched up. This show sounds great--Warren at his rip-roaring best, with his super tight blow-you-to-pieces band backing him every step of the way. They sure were having a ball. God I miss him!
Reviewer: yippierb - - September 3, 2005
Subject: WOW..who'da thought
Just a complete rocking set. This is the same show as the Roxy, but better quality. What a fine session ...and Warren..slante. We miss you man...GOOD STUFF
Reviewer: lchange43 - - August 20, 2005
Subject: I love to play warren songs
i have a been playing since 1977 in the"loose change band" today i am still playing with my band just a few personnal changes over years,I started to play warren's songs more and more my shows lately because the memories of this show that year he played is why he was and should be one of rocks great live shows, this concert was tops for me so much energy, great great band ,if your ever in the little state of R.I. check us out ,anyways this is about warren not us listen to this and the roxy show and you will be amazed at the tightnes of this band and warrens voice comes at you like a warm wind.
Reviewer: xtifr - - July 16, 2005
Subject: excellent!
Awesome recording, excellent show, this is truly outstanding.
Reviewer: SHNizzle - - May 18, 2005
Subject: Better Than The Roxy
If Zevon at his apex for you was the "Excitable Boy" then this is the show. The sound is richer and fuller than the Roxy Show and the band is cooking. I had this on real to real before I lost my tape player somewhere during a 70's college move. The FM source shows from the Record Plant in Sausalito in the late 70's were the stuff of legend and this Zevon has a rightful place amongst them. I am pretty sure that I recorded this from a Sunday night KSAN (the jive 95 in SF may it RIP).

This is Warren the LA Outlaw, buzzed to the gills, at his wisecracking, song writing best. The band of Wachtel, Sheldon and Marotta (plus one other??anyone know?), thumps when need be (awesome "Lawyers") and plays tastefully,soft and sweet as well (listen to "Tenderness on the block"). The live album that Warren cut in the early 80's and the "Ronin" project that Wachtel produced about the same time was just a copy of this band without substance. So don't hesitate, download this bad boy, you won't be dissapointed.

This is the Warren I will remember, perfect hair and tongue frimly planted in cheek.
AWOOOOOO!!!!
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